The table below looks at the statistics for the Information Architect role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Architect
Rank 555 503 527
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +24
Contract jobs requiring an Information Architect 46 72 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.14% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.090% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 51 51
Average daily rate
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£563 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £854 £550 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £556 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+48.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51170 49280 54602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.36% 92.64% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30980 29240 30617
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2111 2700
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.08 £38.98 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Information Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Information Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Information Architect Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Information Architect
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Architect within the UK.

Information Architect Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Information Architect
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -46 45 £564 +50.33% 12
London 0 21 £575 +57.53% 5
South West -23 9 £550 - 1
North West -2 6 £573 +4.09% 1
City of London +31 4 £575 +75.57%
South East -7 4 £588 +30.55% 1
Hampshire -15 4 £588 +30.55% 1
Somerset - 4 £485 -
Swindon +1 3 £563 +2.27%
Wiltshire -11 3 £563 +2.27%
Taunton - 3 £519 -
East Midlands +7 2 £295 -21.33%
East of England -26 2 £575 +15.00% 3
Essex - 2 £575 - 3
Manchester -9 1 - - 1
West Midlands -12 1 £600 +60.00%
Brentwood - 1 £600 - 3
Bristol - 1 - - 1
Crawley - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Havant - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Northampton - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Worcester - - - -

Information Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title.

1 26 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 22 (24.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (23.08%) Data Architecture
3 21 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 20 (21.98%) Data Modelling
5 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
5 19 (20.88%) CESG
6 18 (19.78%) Information Management
7 17 (18.68%) Big Data
8 16 (17.58%) Information Architecture
9 15 (16.48%) Information Security
10 13 (14.29%) Internet
10 13 (14.29%) TOGAF
11 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (13.19%) Finance
12 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
12 11 (12.09%) Analytics
13 10 (10.99%) Metadata Management
14 8 (8.79%) Banking
14 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
14 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
14 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (8.79%) XML
15 7 (7.69%) CISSP
15 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
16 6 (6.59%) Technical Architecture
16 6 (6.59%) Taxonomies
16 6 (6.59%) Zachman Framework
16 6 (6.59%) Retail

Information Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Information Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Information Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.10%) SAS
1 1 (1.10%) Drupal
1 1 (1.10%) SAP Portal
1 1 (1.10%) Magnolia
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.20%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.10%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.10%) Telnet
2 1 (1.10%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (1.10%) LDAP
2 1 (1.10%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) Big Data
2 7 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 5 (5.49%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.30%) DB2
5 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.10%) MarkLogic
6 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.10%) Star Schema
6 1 (1.10%) DataStage
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (5.49%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.30%) ERwin
3 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (1.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 12 (13.19%) Finance
2 8 (8.79%) Banking
3 6 (6.59%) Retail
4 5 (5.49%) Retail Banking
4 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.20%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.79%) XML
2 1 (1.10%) Flash
2 1 (1.10%) XML Schema
2 1 (1.10%) MDX
2 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.88%) CESG
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (6.59%) Taxonomies
4 5 (5.49%) RMADS
5 3 (3.30%) Reference Data
5 3 (3.30%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.30%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.20%) RIA
6 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.20%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.20%) GIS
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) Ontologies
7 1 (1.10%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.10%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.10%) Open Source
7 1 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.10%) Windows
1 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 22 (24.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (23.08%) Security Architecture
3 21 (23.08%) Data Architecture
4 20 (21.98%) Data Modelling
5 18 (19.78%) Information Management
6 16 (17.58%) Information Architecture
7 15 (16.48%) Information Security
8 13 (14.29%) TOGAF
9 12 (13.19%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (12.09%) Analytics
11 10 (10.99%) Metadata Management
12 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (8.79%) Risk Management
13 6 (6.59%) SOA
13 6 (6.59%) Zachman Framework
13 6 (6.59%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (5.49%) Data Management
14 5 (5.49%) ITIL
14 5 (5.49%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.10%) SQL
1 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 19 (20.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.09%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) CISSP
4 6 (6.59%) Degree
5 5 (5.49%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.40%) CEH
7 3 (3.30%) CISA
8 1 (1.10%) CISM
8 1 (1.10%) CITP
8 1 (1.10%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.49%) ISO 9000
3 3 (3.30%) JSP 440
4 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.20%) BS7799
5 1 (1.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.10%) ISO 14001
5 1 (1.10%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (5.49%) SAP
2 2 (2.20%) Informatica
2 2 (2.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.10%) webMethods
3 1 (1.10%) VMware
3 1 (1.10%) Casewise
3 1 (1.10%) Netezza
3 1 (1.10%) Splunk
3 1 (1.10%) Talend
3 1 (1.10%) Cognos
3 1 (1.10%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.10%) Adobe
3 1 (1.10%) Sun
3 1 (1.10%) HP
Gosport, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
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Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £0.00 per day + negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
London
SmartSourcing plc
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: Excellent Market Rate
Posted: 9 days ago
Brentwood
The People Network
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 days ago